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    1. Lack of attendance of independent dir worry corporate India

      Lack of attendance of independent dir worry corporate India

      India Inc's general corporate governance standards have improved in 2012 but the business community has miles to go before it can sleep especially when it comes to independent directors. That's the word from shareholder advisory firm InGovern Research. India Inc's general corporate governance standards have improved in 2012 but the business community has miles to go before it can sleep especially when it comes to independent directors. That's the word from shareholder advisory firm InGovern Rese

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    2. Average board size of top firms rises to 11 directors

      In order to maintain high corporate governance standard, an analysis done by a leading independent proxy research and analysis firm showed that Indian companies are beginning to take step in the right direction, with 100 companies forming part of Nifty and Nifty Junior indices having average board size of about 11 directors. Out of 100 companies analysed, 60 companies had a board size of 10-15 directors in 2011-12, a study conducted by InGovern Research Services showed. While more than 15 direct

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    3. Shamrock Holdings Urges Brink's Board To Explore Sale of the Company

      Shamrock Holdings Inc. (“Shamrock”), shareholder in The Brink’s Company, announced today that President Stanley P. Gold sent a letter to the Board of Directors urging the immediate consideration of strategic alternatives, including the sale of the company, in the wake of a five-year stock price decline of more than 60%, "years of empty promises and failed initiatives" and continuing deficiencies in corporate governance. Below is the text of Mr. Gold’s letter to the Brink’s board: November 2,

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    4. Netflix: Icahn Says Poison Pill 'Poor Corporate Governance'

      Netflix: Icahn Says Poison Pill 'Poor Corporate Governance'

      comments, called-out + Comment now + Comment now And now, the rebuttal. This morning, Netflix announced that it has adopted a poison pill shareholder rights plan as a defense against unfriendly attempts to take control of the company. The plan kicks in when an unwanted suitor’s ownership position hits 10%. As it happens, investor Carl Icahn last week revealed that he has acquired just shy of 10% of the company’s shares. Here’s Icahn’

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    5. Brink's (BCO) Ticks Higher, Shamrock Holdings Urges Sale of Company

      Brink's (BCO) Ticks Higher, Shamrock Holdings Urges Sale of Company

      Shamrock Holdings Inc., shareholder in The Brink’s Company (NYSE: BCO), announced that President Stanley P. Gold sent a letter to the Board of Directors urging the immediate consideration of strategic alternatives, including the sale of the company, in the wake of a five-year stock price decline of more than 60%, "years of empty promises and failed initiatives" and continuing deficiencies in corporate governance. Below is the text of Mr. Gold’s letter to the Brink’s board: November 2, 2012

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    6. Citigroup: A Symbol of Board Resurgence?

      Citigroup: A Symbol of Board Resurgence?

      At the center of the corporate wreckage of the past fifteen years — the accounting scandals, the outright fraud, the environmental disasters, the financial meltdown — sits the boards of directors. Their failure to choose the right CEO and to provide appropriate oversight on core risks and opportunities has, in my view, reflected a broad failure of the corporate governance movement and its reliance on directors to effectively to oversee the corporation and its business leaders. Yet, the recent fa

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    7. After Olympus scandal, Japan Inc. wants less scrutiny

      Whistleblowers? No, thanks. Michael Woodford was sacked as president of Olympus last year after he revealed a $1.7 billion accounting coverup. The board of the Japanese cameramaker lied about the mystery for weeks. When the truth at last came out, the board kept their jobs and the whistleblowing boss lost his. Woodford called it a "black comedy." In no other developed market, he lamented, could this happen. His frustration is understandable. At one point Olympus' shares lost about 80 percent of

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    8. Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Warnaco Group, Inc.

      Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Warnaco Group, Inc.

      NEW YORKNov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Warnaco Group, Inc. ("Warnaco" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRC) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by PVH Corp. ("PVH") in a transaction valued at approximately $2.9 billion.
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    9. Icahn's Corporate Governance Could Be Criticized, Too

      Icahn's Corporate Governance Could Be Criticized, Too

      Carl C. Icahn recently criticized Oshkosh Corp. (OSK) for continuing to "overpromise and under deliver." After the activist investor asked Oshkosh shareholders to sell their holdings to him or replace the truck maker's board with directors that his team nominated, the existing board recommended rejecting his offer on Friday on grounds that it undervalues Oshkosh. As it happens, Mr. Icahn's own company could improve its corporate governance, too. Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP) is a diversified hold

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    10. Board rooms still mostly filled with men

      Board rooms still mostly filled with men "There still is resistance in the heads of some people who like it the way it is," said Barbara Hackman Franklin, a director at Aetna who also led the first White House effort to recruit women for high-level jobs as a staff assistant in 1971 to President Richard Nixon. Looking to friendsBoard members tend to consider their friends, who are often male ...

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    11. Panel: Self-police corporate risk to avoid SEC enforcement actions

      David Bergers, the New England regional director for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, recently delivered some advice for how organizations can maintain regulatory compliance: always self-report, always cooperate, and always encourage whistleblowers to come straight to the SEC. Yes, Bergers realizes that this is idealistic and that most companies aren't likely to make his job that easy. But companies with a proactive attitude toward corporate governance risk will make SEC enforcement

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    12. Clearwire's Q3 Earnings: Addressing Spectrum Monetization, Governance, And

      The past several weeks have been some of the most dramatic ever for investors in Clearwire (CLWR). The constant back and forth of rumors and headlines surrounding the Sprint (S)-SoftBank deal and how it affects Clearwire have caused shares of Clearwire to see record volatility over the past several weeks. (click to enlarge) Investors have eagerly anticipated Clearwire's Q3 2012 earnings, posted after the markets closed on October 25, for they would give them a chance to hear management's take on

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